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Security & Trust in the Equipment Sharing Economy

Security & Trust in the Equipment Sharing Economy

Over the last 10 years, the global sharing Economy has grown exponentially, with more and more people sharing their ‘unused assets’ to maximise utilisation and revenue. In particular, the rental of unused high value assets has grown significantly with people now...

Shareplant HQ Expands into New Offices

Shareplant HQ Expands into New Offices

Great news, we have expanded into new offices, along side our sister company Prosure Engineering! Shareplant HQ is now based in the Lake District town of Cockermouth, to support a rapid growth in workload, highlighting the opportunities that exist for tech companies...

Cost savings serve more than just the bottom line

Cost savings serve more than just the bottom line

The construction sector can be a little...old fashioned. Visiting a worksite sometimes feels like a blast from the past. The new generation arrives at work, puts away the smartphone that’s normally glued to their hand, and they’re instantly transported to a world...

Shareplant vs Traditional Hire Companies

Shareplant vs Traditional Hire Companies

The sharing economy is becoming big news — and no wonder. We are facing uncertain political times, the construction industry is under enormous pressure to increase productivity and efficiency, and who knows what the economy will look like in 3 months, 6 months, a...

Idle construction equipment loses value every hour!

Idle construction equipment loses value every hour!

Construction equipment can lose up to £1000 a week – £143 per day or £6 per hour – as it sits idle in construction yards. The average piece of construction equipment is only used for 50-80% of its potential working time – leaving it standing idle for 30-60 hours per...

Shareplant teams with Fix Radio

Shareplant teams with Fix Radio

Shareplant Ltd has teamed with the UK’s first radio station for the trades people, Fix Radio. Launching in January 2019, Shareplant will be featured in live interviews and radio adverts across London and Manchester.  You can also hear us nationwide via the Fix...

Platform people – pioneers in the platform industry

In this blog article Elle Tucker from Gang Hut Media interviews Mark Watters, founder of Shareplant, the peer to peer construction equipment and tool rental platform. “I believe that people are increasingly realising that our assets remain unused for much of the...